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Kinect to be playable at select Macy’s stores in US

Saturday, 10th July 2010 17:05 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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Those who live in, or around, large cities in the US and plan to do a bit of shopping at Macy’s next week will be able to check out Kinect at selected stores.

Starting July 15, thirteen locations will feature preview stations for Kinect, allowing shoppers to try out the hardware first-hand.

Additionally, Macy’s will give away one Kinect per day between August 12 and September 10 through a drawing on the store’s official website.

Here’s a list of the thirteen different stores hosting the preview:

  • Macy’s Herald Square – 151 West 34th Street – New York, NY
  • Macy’s South Coast Plaza – 33 Bristol Street – Costa Mesa, CA
  • Macy’s State Street – 111 North State Street – Chicago,
  • Macy’s Pleasanton – 1300 Stoneridge Mall Rd – Pleasanton, CA
  • Macy’s Roosevelt Field – 630 Old Country Road – Garden City, NY
  • Macy’s Lenox Square Mall – 3393 Peachtree Road NorthEast – Atlanta, GA
  • Macy’s Valley Fair – 2801 Stevens Creek Boulevard – Santa Clara, CA
  • Macy’s Dadeland Mall – 7303 S.W. 88TH Street- Miami, FL
  • Macy’s Tysons Corner – 8000 Tysons Corner Center – McLean, VA
  • Macy’s Easton Town Center – 4141 Easton Loop – Columbus, OH
  • Macy’s Scottsdale – 7014 East Camelback Rd – Scottsdale, AZ
  • Macy’s Galleria Mall – 5135 West Alabama Street – Houston, TX
  • Macy’s Bellevue Proper – 400 Bellevue Square – Bellevue, WA

Extra information on the giveaway and the preview locations can be found in the official press release.

Kinect will launch on November 4 in the US, with no date set for Europe yet, but it’s to be announced next month at gamescom along with a price.  Speculation has prices ranging from £130 to $150.

Via: 1UP.

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8 Comments

  1. NoxNoctisUmbra

    LOL MACY’s where real gamers are found. from the start I knew natal kinect will be a huge letdown (fail) for hardcore gamers.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Stephany Nunneley

    Well, in some stores in the US, depending upon the region, demographic, and financial median of the population, some Macy’s stores carry electronics, so why not start carrying consoles or the hardware for them? Sears does, and for a long time, at least in my area, they stopped, until rebranding itself.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. NoxNoctisUmbra

    Well sure , but Macys would be my last thing on the list, first i would go for best buy and gamestop stores, i would choose SEARS first before maycis.. seriously, they are targeting MOMS who will buy the games thinking kids will love it and they will lose weights

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Phoenixblight

    @2

    That is true but from my experience with Sears they only have 5 games top for all the consoles. Sears is also the worst place to go get a videogames, consoles, and accessories.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Stephany Nunneley

    @4 Oh I would never shop Sears for things like that, but at least they carry something. The one close to me actually has a decent selection, although it is limited to new releases or family titles.

    @3 I have to agree with you on that. I can’t see a bunch of late-teen to early-twenties folks hanging around Macy’s to play Kinect.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Uncontested

    You really have to wonder what dimwit at MS thought this was a good idea.. lol Macys.. over priced to hell place for middle aged women.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. IL DUCE

    sweet…that garden city one in new york is right by my house…

    #7 5 years ago
  8. LOLshock94

    macys omg i think im going to have a BF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    whats a BF

    ITS A FRECKON BITCH FIT

    #8 5 years ago

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